work in the literature of Jewish mystical thought known as Kabbalah

The Zohar is a commentary on the Torah, written in Aramaic. It is a key work of Kabbalah, or Jewish mysticism.

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From A Book of Jewish Thoughts, ed. Joseph H. Hertz, 1920 edit

  • There are halls in the heavens above that open but to the voice of song.
    • p. 189.
  • When men in prayer declare the Unity of the Holy Name in love and reverence, the walls of earth's darkness are cleft in twain, and the Face of the Heavenly King is revealed, lighting up the universe.
    • p. 196.
  • A man should so live that at the close of every day he can repeat: "I have not wasted my day".
    • p. 283.

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